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need advice please - RHIT exam - 1940 Replies

[QUOTE who="trafalgar law in Tempe, Arizona"]are you sure april? This is from the AHIMA website. CCHIIM has determined that all certification exams...


Updated 21 hours ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 43 Replies

Hello fellow RHIT's, Any luck finding employment in the field?


Updated 1 day ago


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Updated 1 day ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 24 Replies

Any nurse interested in no nonsense, high quality, and an industry low cost training to add coding as a skill set may email info@compliantcodingsystem...


Changing CCA certificate to CPC-H Certificate

To get certification as CPC-H, do you have to be or work as CPC coder first? I've being a CCA coder for about 2 year I want to move up, but not yet...


Updated 5 days ago

ccs examination - 1209 Replies

[QUOTE who="oceanspray in Hawaii"]Hi Kimmy, Thank you so much for your response, I really appreciate it! Sorry, it's taken me awhile to thank...


CCS exam

From my networking I have found that I can take my CCS instead of my CCA being that I have 2.5 years of coding experience and have a degree in...


Updated 6 days ago

passing ccs-p and ccs without coding experience - 2 Replies

Wow, that is great. I always thought that you have to have the detailed experience that AHIMA says you have to. I have outpatient coding experience...


Would like to get CCS Certification

I graduated school for Medical Billing and Coding in 2005, I wasn't able to complete the exam due to life circumstances. I'm really desiring to get...


Updated 9 days ago

Where should I start? - 2 Replies

Try to gain experience as a Biller first or something in the HIT field because it's going to be tough getting your foot in the door. I would try to...


Updated 15 days ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 36 Replies

No problem, Jean. I checked that box at the bottom that sends me an e-mail when new comments are added so I saw your comment this morning. I work in...


Updated 16 days ago

Do I need my RHIT credentials in order to get a job in medical billing - 44 Replies

One more final comment. Get any training or wisdom you can from an actual RHIT who has been involved in the field in your area. The good ones will...


Updated 18 days ago


A 26-year-old female presented to the Emergency Department with complaint of severe headaches of 16-hour duration. A detailed history...


Updated 18 days ago

Help! Grad. with B.S. degree eager to work in Healthcare! Master's in HIM or Health Administration? RHIT or CCS? - 16 Replies

I have Bachelor's in Health Services Administration. I've been trying to find work in healthcare since I graduated in 2009. I apply for entry level...


Updated 20 days ago

Registering for Next Semester.. Need advice - 1 Reply

Hello, I too am in the same program but of course in a different state:) I would not recommend taking the CM and PCS classes at the same time....


Updated 25 days ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 80 Replies

[QUOTE who="lynn64 in Michigan"]I am also considering a career change after being a dental hygienist for 20 years. I know of one community college...


Updated 28 days ago

Good degree in Medical Billing and Coding - 1 Reply

I would go for a Health Information Technology degree, that will give you some coding but it will also get your foot in the door. Due to the high job...


Updated 1 month ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="newatcoding09 in Deerfield Beach, Florida"]hi folks, I too am interested in self study because I don't want to waste money on...


Updated 1 month ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 161 Replies

[QUOTE who="tammy in Wylie, Texas"]I'm going to take the online course through, when I'm able to pay for the course.[/QUOTE] Hi....

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Updated 1 month ago

Employability of HIT associates degree graduates - 25 Replies

Anyone interested in the Health Information Management should invest in at least an A.S in H.I.T then go for the CCS thru AHIMA. Volunteer in...


Updated 1 month ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 120 Replies

Ken in Mount Pleasant, I live in Georgetown, SC and I was wondering where can I find an intership for experience at for me I have my associates in...

Naghia Di

Updated 1 month ago

Remote coding jobs....don't bother - 248 Replies

[QUOTE who="oilybabie in Lillington, North Carolina"]Seems to me while everyone is up in arms over the way billing and coding is headed that the...


Updated 1 month ago

Medical Coding and Billing - 1 Reply

It's very good if you can get your foot in the door. Having little experience is not going to get you a coding job I am sorry to say. They usually...


Updated 1 month ago

Experience vs. Certifications - 17 Replies

i can tell you now because i did research for many months....DEVRY is the only school online that offers the CAHIIM accredited program. unless you...


Who has taken or is taking the Medical Coding/ Billing Course

I'm interested in starting on the course next semester. Can someone please describe what the course exactly is about to me? Also is it hard? And last...


Updated 1 month ago

AHIMA's Exams - No Educational Requirements! - 473 Replies

[QUOTE who="coder123 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania"]I took the CCS test this past Friday March 14th and I am happy to say I passed the exam! I also...


Updated 1 month ago

2014 CPT BOOK - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who=" in Tacoma, Washington"]Hello, I was wondering if anyone has a 2014 CPT Professional Edition they would like to sell?...


Question regarding HIM curriculum

I am currently in my second semester for an associates degree in HIM. One of the classes I am taking this semester is a Disease Processes class that...


Updated 1 month ago

The future of medical coding - 37 Replies

I signed up for billing/coding at Ashworth College (formerly PCDI). I took a previous program with them for medical assisting. They offer online...


Updated 1 month ago

Employers -- How do you look at degrees from Devry, University of Phoenix, and other similar schools? - 45 Replies

[QUOTE who="EKane in Chicago, Illinois"]Hi, Devry is Caahim accredited. Our HIT program prepares you to sit for your RHIT certification and is listed...


RHIT Accreditation

I am looking into going to school online for and associates in Health Information Technology. I would like to become certified eventually and from...


Updated 1 month ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 32 Replies

[QUOTE who="Health Ally in East Peoria, Illinois"]What is the difference between informatics and nursing informatics? From what I've seen informatics...


Updated 1 month ago

Jobs/Careers for "RHIA" professionals ? - 20 Replies

- Revenue Cycle Director - Business Intelligence jobs - Clinical Documentation Improvement jobs - Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement...


RHIT Exam Study Suggestions....

Thought it would be helpful to others who are preparing for the RHIT exam... Health Information Management Technology: An Applied Approach. Third...


Clarification on coders

I just finished a medical billing/coding course and it wasn't until after I started that I found out that the combined education might not meet all...


Updated 2 months ago

Where do I start? - 62 Replies

Hi everyone, I am currently in my last year of the HIT program at a local community college and I just finished the coding clinical at a local...


Updated 2 months ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 384 Replies

[QUOTE who="MissyKMeb in Norcross, Georgia"]Thanks for the confidence boosts. I'm trying to stay focused but it's no joke that this field is hard to...


Updated 2 months ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 6 Replies

I am considering taking courses for a certification in medical billing. I am an occupational therapy assistant, and I have a bachelors in...


Updated 2 months ago

CCA exam - 1667 Replies

Hello all! I just took my CCA and passed. I study diligently for three weeks prior to the test but I attend Concorde for the Medical and Billing...

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Updated 2 months ago

Is it possible to sit for the CPC exam without an formal training??? - 1 Reply

Hi nikishere you have asked a exact question in this forum Actually whether you are taking a class or not is up to your wish and up to your mindset,...


Coding online school opinion needed

Has anyone gone to L S Coding and Educations online program???????? I can't find any bad reviews Thank u!! Nicole


Updated 2 months ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="JJ2014 in Pensacola, Florida"]How is it going in Andrews School? I am seriously considering signing up for the coding course myself and...


Updated 2 months ago

coding remotely outside US - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm wondering if you ever found a company who allows remote coding outside of the US? I'm in the same boat right now. Thanks!

Sam D.

Updated 3 months ago

Offered HIM position without background or education. Advice needed - 2 Replies

I'm over in Bolingbrook and was interested in maybe going to Joliet Junior College for this but I make 13.50 an hour now and the site lists 16.50 as...

Mary P

Updated 3 months ago

Health information technology program - 2 Replies

Would like some advice on starting an online RHIT program at my age of 49 and still having to work 40hrs a week. Just a bit a background as to why I...

Jen Hetrick

Take AHIMA prerequisites course for AACP program?

I'm thinking I'm going to take the AACP online courses for billing and coding. The med term and A&P course is more expensive, so I was thinking of...


Updated 3 months ago

Is Going To College For HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN Worth It? - 16 Replies

Employers value credentials. A recent American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) survey found that employers in the health care field...


Updated 3 months ago

Should I start in Inpatient, Outpatient or Surgery Coding? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Evelina in Palos Park, Illinois"]May I ask you where did you go to school for coding?I am in Illinois and not sure if it is worth it to...


Updated 3 months ago

Should I become a RHIA??? Need advice please - 3 Replies


Some software questions

Hello everyone. I've got a few questions I am hoping some one can help me with. Let's say I have a billing company with 5 employees who need...

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